Bournemouth University Events Management

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Bournemouth University Events Management

To become a successful events manager, you’ll need skills and knowledge in areas such as marketing for events, financial reporting, project planning, event bidding and consumer behaviour; all of which are offered by this exciting degree. You’ll be capable of overseeing the organisation of events as diverse as product launches, fundraising, corporate meetings, personal gatherings (such as weddings and reunions) and mega-events such as the Olympic Games.This course will give you the opportunity to organise a real event with other students from your course in the second year and gain invaluable knowledge and experience of the events industry on a minimum of 30-weeks work placement in your third year. In your final year, you’ll have a choice of 20 options to study, allowing you to tailor your course to suit your interests and passions. You’ll also benefit from guest lectures, visits to local and regional event venues and real example case studies as part of your assignments.

During my placement at All About The Idea, I got involved in different projects from huge internal communication events with Lidl and Coca-Cola to project managing my very own event.” – Rachel Norris, 2016

Interested in studying this course part-time? Enquire now.

Watch Dr Debbie Sadd presenting ‘Bachelor’s degrees in Events & Leisure Management‘. It will give you an excellent insight into each of these courses we offer.

Key information

Next start date:

September 2017, September 2018


Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


4 years including a minimum 30-week work placement


The Chartered Institute of Marketing; Recognised by the Institute of Travel and Tourism and a member of the Institute of Hospitality’s Education Membership Scheme

Required subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

For 2017 entry (we will use the new UCAS tariff): ​112 to 120 tariff points, including 2 A-levels or equivalent qualifications. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. For more information check out our 2017 entry requirements page

For 2018 entry: 128 tariff points including 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM. For more information check out our 2018 entry requirements page.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements page